Pumpkin Glacier facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsPumpkin Glacier
|Location in Montana|
|Location||Glacier National Park, Flathead County, Montana, United States|
|Area||Pumpkin and Pumpelly Glaciers combined cover 310 acres (1.3 km2) in 2005|
Pumpkin Glacier is in Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana The glacier is northeast of Blackfoot Mountain and adjacent to Pumpelly Glacier, the two glaciers separated by crevasses. Pumpkin Glacier covers approximately 35 acres (0.14 km2) at elevations between 8,500 feet (2,600 m) and 8,000 feet (2,400 m) above sea level. Pumpkin Glacier is immediately west of the Continental Divide. Pumpkin and Pumpelly Glaciers covered 310 acres (1.3 km2) as of 2005, a 15 percent reduction in area since 1966.
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